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Film Poster Little Dieter Needs to Fly

Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997)

German-American Dieter Dengler discusses his service as a U.S. naval pilot in the Vietnam War. Dengler also revisits the sites of his capture and eventual escape from the hands of the Viet Cong, recreating many events for the camera.

CAST AND CREW
DIRECTOR : Werner Herzog
CAST : Dieter Dengler, Werner Herzog, Eugene Deatrick

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AWARDS / NOTABLES
  • Nominee - Primetime Emmy Awards 1999 - Outstanding Non-Fiction Special: Werner Herzog, Lucki Stipetic, Andr√© Singer, Nancy Abraham, Sheila Nevins
  • Winner - Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival 1997 - Special Jury Award: Werner Herzog
  • Winner - San Francisco International Film Festival 1999 - Golden Spire Television - History: Werner Herzog

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